[linux-dvb] SetTopBox Samsung SMT7020s with onboard conexant cx23880

Torgeir Veimo torgeir at pobox.com
Thu Jan 11 01:10:39 CET 2007


On Thu, 2007-01-11 at 00:45 +0000, MichaeL wrote:
> > I'd assume there would be some sort of mpeg2 decoder chip sitting
> > between the cx88 and the focus chip? Otherwise the mpeg2 decoding
> would
> > have to be done by the cpu.
> the cpu is only a celeron with 733 mhz - so softdecoding by the cpu 
> would not be enough.
> is the cx88 not a mpeg2 decoding chip? 

Not really, but it has a GPIO port often used to connect chips without
its own pci interface, thus the chip might not show up with lspci. I
couldn't spot any mpeg2 decoder chip from the list in the first post.
Maybe there's one on the other side of the pcb?

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Torgeir Veimo <torgeir at pobox.com>




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